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of the early national government of the united states. >> last week in the martha washington program, we learned with great sorrow martha washington burned all of her papers, her letters, her correspondence with her husband george. only two of them remained. we have just the opposite here. thousands and thousands of them. explain the scope of the trove of materials that you have to work with as scholars through the writings of the adams family. >> the adams family gave to the massachusetts historical society a collection. we have never counted them individually, but probably 70,000+ documents over several generations, and probably about 300,000 pages. for abigail and john, which is the most important of the collection, there are about 1,170 letters they exchanged over the years. >> how frequently did they write to one another? >> it depended. when they were together -- for example, we do not have any letters after 1801 because after john leaves the white house, they're together almost all the time. for periods, for example, when there is fairly regular mail delivery between massachussett
's chief foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz tells us what is happening right now. >> reporter: today a u.s. navy reconnaissance plane circled yemen's capital, scouring the streets and alley ways below searching for terrorist operatives behind a plan u.s. intelligence believes involves a strike on the u.s. embassy or other western targets with explosive trucks. craig, a freelance journalist in the city described the eyes in the sky. >> it was buzzing for at least five hours. then there was a break for an hour or two and then it was back again. >> reporter: taking no chances, the u.s. air force air lifted almost all of the u.s. personal out to safety, leaving only the most essential personal behind. tonight we know this is the man behind the plot, a hardened al qaeda leader determined to strike beyond the borders of yemen to the american homeland. he was behind the underwear bombing plot to bring down a u.s. aircraft. he just might get help from a large number of maximum security prisoners, many of them al qaeda, who have been busted out of jail in recent weeks with the help of
in the martha washington program, we learned with great sorrow martha washington burned all of her papers, her letters, her correspondence with her husband george. only two of them remained. we have just the opposite here. thousands and thousands of them. explain the scope of the trove of materials that you have to work with as scholars through the writings of the adams family. >> the adams family gave to the massachusetts historical society a collection. we have never counted them individually, but probably 70,000+ documents over several generations, and probably about 300,000 pages. for abigail and john, which is the most important of the collection, there are about 1,170 letters they exchanged over the years. >> how frequently did they write to one another? >> it depended. when they were together -- for example, we do not have any letters after 1801 because after john leaves the white house, they're together almost all the time. for periods, for example, when there is fairly regular mail delivery between massachussetts and philadelphia, or later washington, d.c., they wrote at least once a
saturday when the obama's plan to kick off their vacation in martha's vineyard. joe biden is hanging out in the hamptons with alec baldwin, rubbing shoulders with celebrities at a posh beach spa. this should come as no surprise to anybody. if we've learned anything about this president over the last few years, he's proven to be a do as they say, not a do as i do kind of guy. >> when i took office, i pledged to cut the deficit in half by the end of my first term. this wasteful spending has many sources. it's time for this waste and inefficiency to end. this is how we can reduce spending, by scouring the budget, by reforming government spending in a time of great need, when our families and nation are finding it necessary to tighten our belts. and be more responsible with how we spend our money. we can't afford to waste taxpayer dollars. one of the commitments i made to the american people was that we would do a better job here in washington in rooting out wasteful spending. with a recovery package of this size comes a responsibility to ensure every taxpayer that we're being careful with t
, vacationing in a multimillion-dollar martha's vineyard a state. mrs. obama showing greater restraint by not leaving town and tell a saturday where as for now just on that basis i put the score at obama one, congressman. we're coming right back. classic example of government waste and the political giveaway. how one reporter got not one but three obama phones. by the way, she is not impoverished. she shares her story n ♪ in new. lou: the justice department finally filing criminal charges against a number of says it -- suspects. my next guest calls it a weak response after knowing for months who was involved. joining yes, senior writer. good to have you with us. comes the news tonight that the justice department, according to a u.s. official unidentified and and and apparently to the rest of the world who says the behalf seal to charges filed in an unknown court. is this a response that makes any kind of sense? >> in an unknown court against an unknown number of suspects. and has been reported that one of the leaders in benghazi is one of them, but we don't know how many there are. a
. martha in texas has some thoughts on anissa's closed captioning. hello, martha. hello, martha. >> caller: hello. >> stephanie: yes, go ahead, martha. >> caller: i can't hear you. >> stephanie: okay. >> caller: i wanted to give a real good report on anissa. she's one of the best. she spells much better than most of them. and she gets most of the words that have three words of a sound the same but have different means. she usually gets the right ones. >> homonyms. >> stephanie: right. how does she spell this? never mind. [gurgle] >> whop sound. >> stephanie: it is not a racial sound of any kind. >> stephanie: hello ms. green in atlanta. aren't we formal this morning. no first name? >> caller: june. listen, i'm very angry. i want you to give me a chance to get on the soapbox right now. >> stephanie: here it is. >> caller: i'm very pissed that the republicans, you know they have on the internet, where you can pull up on the screen and slap hillary clinton -- >> stephanie: slap hillary in the face. >> caller: isn't that inciting violence against a political candidate? there insulting one of t
, ride the bike in martha's vineyard, that's fine. he evacuated 22 embassies friday, spent the weekend playing, his own words, i golfed, played basketball, took pictures with friends in the oval office, blew out candles. >> how about issue a statement or have a press conference, act like you're responsible, that you're not auditioning to play commander in chief in hollywood but you want the job and are serious about terror. this is nothing new to me. this is a president that doesn't have the stomach for terror. if the reports are correct, it was clinton and panetta told him to put the thing on bin laden. i don't think it is a priority. i think he should move the white house to california capital hollywood. >> i think that's disrespectful to the family and soldiers serving overseas, to families of people protecting the embassies closed down. for the president not to be in the oval office and making national security a priority, but instead he is more concerned about his own birthday parties. i can't tell you how many e-mails i got from obama for america, from michelle obama, from all hi
francisco and martha's vineyard. >> let's tell it like it is. if the doctors told senator mcconnell that he had a kidney stone, he'd troves pass it. >> the bells that have been ringing, mitch mcconnell seems to wonder what was up with that. i saw him looking around. let me tell you something, senator, if you haven't scurried away yet, ask thought for whom the bells toll, senator, they toll for you. >> andy, you've written about how much money mcconnell said challengers will have to raise to beat him. they have to raise a huge amount of money to beat him. do they have a chance? >> yeah, i mean, i think that the -- that democratic challenger grymes, she has, the race is early, but she is starting to put together a fundraising juggernaut. i've been talking with folks around the country and i have in the years i've been reporting on this issue not seen that many different parts of the democratic money machine, if you bill, aligning behind one candidate in one race. you cannot understate how much democrats dislike, they loathe mitch mcconnell. they want him out of the senate at all costs. they d
, that is until saturday when the obama's plan to kick off their vacation in martha's vineyard. joe biden is hanging out in the hamptons with alec baldwin, rubbing shoulders with celebrities at a posh bea
. the attitude is i'm going to play golf or go to martha's vineyard or go do this, is a terrible signal to the american people. >> what do they have, 18% or 10% approval ratings? >> i don't know how they get that tonight. >> other contempt of the american people for the institutions, diminishing, and the president's own ratings himself? they're going down, and he's running around talking about these phony scandals. i think the -- it's sort of the anger and sense of disgust with the government of the united states at all levels is pretty well justified. >> pat as always, thanks. nice to see you. >> good to see you. >>> now to arizona where all eyes are on the tarmac, president obama traveling to phoenix for that economic speech. today's sizzling question, how would arizona governor jan brewer greet the president. who could forget last year's tarmac tiff? today a very different picture from the tarmac. governor brewer joins us. nice to see you, governor. >> nice to see you, greta. >> you look a lot more chummy this time around when you saw the president. was it a friendly meeting on the t
hundreds of americans ordered to leave yemen. here is abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: the u.s. navy reconnaissance plane circled yemen's capital, scouring the streets and alley ways below searching for terrorist operatives behind a plan, u.s. intelligence believes, involves a strike on the u.s. embassy or western targets with explosive-laden trucks. iona craig, a freelance journalist in the city described the eyes in the sky. >> it was buzzing for at least five hours. then a break for about an hour, maybe two, and then the was back again. >> reporter: taking no chances the u.s. air force, air lifted almost all of the u.s. personnel out to safety. leaving only the most essential personnel behind. we know this is the man behind the plot, a hardened leader, determined to strike beyond the borders of yemen to the american moem land. homeland. he was behind the underwear bombing plot to bring down a u.s. aircraft. he just might get help from a large number of maximum security prisoners many of them al qaeda who have been busted out of jail in recent weeks with the help of heavily armed m
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be a news conference before he heads up to martha's vineyard? guest: there is speculation. some of the edges were taken off now that he has done "the tonight show," but there's a lot of speculation he will do a news conference tomorrow or friday. con chief white house correspondent, the author of "prisoners of the white house" and a number of other books. thank you for being with us. the story is available online about the president appearing last night with jay leno. saying, the president making his sixth appearance, the fourth as president, telling me host the government is not overreacting and locking down nearly 20 diplomatic posts and issuing that worldwide travel warning after intercepting electronic conversations, raising concerns of the terrorist attacks. usewhite house has declined the latest reports of terrorist threats to justify, the administration's broad intelligence programs in the u.s. and foreign countries, the president and his appearance last night did reiterate that such government surveillance is a critical component to counterterrorism. that this morning from "the new y
's newsroom." nice to see you heather. >> i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum. the charges are sealed. so we don't know who exactly was named. bill: that's right. the justice department says the investigation is a top priority. the republican says the administration is tooking its good ol' time to cover up mistakes the night ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed. steve centanni leads our coverage in washington. the charges are what here, steve? >> reporter: we don't know the charges or the names of the accused because the indictment is sealed. we know the indictment did come down. these are the first criminal indictments or the first indictment in the aftermath of the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, an attack as you know that left four americans dead. the justice department is only saying that the ongoing but a u.s. official confirmed for fox news the indictment has been issued. president obama was asked on "the jay leno show" last night whether his reaction to the new terrorist threat might have been an overreaction in the wake of obama, and he said, i'm sor
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